menstrual flow

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Noun1.menstrual flow - flow of blood from the uterus; occurs at roughly monthly intervals during a woman's reproductive years
adult female body, woman's body - the body of an adult woman
blood - the fluid (red in vertebrates) that is pumped through the body by the heart and contains plasma, blood cells, and platelets; "blood carries oxygen and nutrients to the tissues and carries away waste products"; "the ancients believed that blood was the seat of the emotions"
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Menopause is official when there is no menstrual flow 12 months after the last period occurred.
The folded cloth that was used as a sanitary towel to absorb the menstrual flow made walking painful and after a few hours of use, the skin coming in contact with the 'pad' would hurt me.
Only a small opening is left to allow urine and menstrual fluids to exit, and often this is created after the fact, with a small twig or straw causes vaginal obstruction that can result in accumulation of menstrual flow in the vagina and uterus.
Heavy menses (menorrhagia) The normal duration of menstrual flow can be 3-7 days.
9-11] Accounting for prior contraceptive use, changes in menses post sterilisation have been shown to result in the return of pre-contraceptive use characteristics, including dysmenorrhoea, heavy menstrual flow and cycle irregularity.
Menstrual flow was considered as scant, average and heavy one based on number of sanitary towels used (1-2, 3-5 and >5 sanitary towel per day as scanty, average and heavy menstrual flow respectively).
amp;nbsp;The egg enters the fallopian tubes and when pregnancy doesn't occur, the womb lining falls apart and exits the body through the menstrual flow.
14%) girls had menstrual flow for 3-5 days, which implies that it was moderate.
Women using the device experience significant reductions in menstrual flow and increases in haemoglobin7.
s body and collects menstrual flow without disturbing a woman's natural balance.
Patients who did not show any improvement in their menstrual flow and/ or endometrial echoes in USG were subjected to second or third hysteroscopy.